Sunday, June 21, 2015

80--- Breakfast Popsicles {Greek Yogurt, Blueberries, & Granola}

That's right! Popsicles for breakfast!  Make these ahead of time and bring them out on those especially warm mornings this summer!  Kids will be sure to not skip breakfast those days!

Breakfast Popsicles
Yield ~3 popsicles (depends on size of molds)

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup almond milk
1/2 cup berries (frozen are fine)
1 cup granola of your choice, divided

Combine yogurt, almond milk and berries in a blender and mix until smooth.  Stir in 1/2 cup granola.

Pour mixture into popsicle molds and "top" (bottom) with 1 Tbsp granola.  Freeze until solid and enjoy!

Nutrition Info per 1 popsicle: 131 calories, 3 g fat, 9 g protein, 11 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

80--- Cherry Pistachio Smoothie {No Sweetener Added}

I have a couple of fun summer breakfast recipes for you this week!

This smoothie requires NO ADDED SWEETENER! Thanks to sweet summer cherries, it is all natural!

Cherry Pistachio Smoothie
Serves 1

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup fresh cherries, pitted
2 Tbsp shelled pistachios
3 Tbsp almond milk

Combine all ingredients in a small blender until mixed well.  Add ice until desired consistency is reached.  Enjoy!

Nutrition Info per 1 smoothie: 267 calories, 7 g fat, 27 g protein, 26 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Water Water Water

It is SO important to stay hydrated, especially during these drier, warmer months.  What should you drink?

Mainly water--- avoid excessive caffeine--- no sugar--- no artifical sweeteners

These beverages fit that description as well!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

80--- Creamy Greek Yogurt Coleslaw Dressing

Whipping up a batch of coleslaw for your next summer barbecue? Use this healthified dressing and you won't be disappointed.

Creamy Greek Yogurt Coleslaw Dressing
Makes enough for 4 cups coleslaw

2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp celery salt
1/8 tsp celery seed
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp ground black pepper (or to taste)

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl or jar, whisk to mix.  Pour dressing over coleslaw ingredients and toss to coat.  For best results, refrigerate coleslaw for 2 hours prior to serving.

Nutrition Info per 1/8 recipe (for 1/2 cup coleslaw): 11 calories, 0 g fat, 2 g protein, 1 g carbohydrates, 41 mg sodium